Nisha is Team Lead working in the area of education. She has completed her postgraduation from SOAS, University of London with an MSc in Development Economics, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Symbiosis School of Economics. Prior to Vidhi, she has worked as a project coordinator and research assistant at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London and Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, respectively on multiple projects relating to early childhood and elementary education, education policy, and gender. Some of these projects include working on understanding implementation of Right to Education, Act (specifically the provision under Section 12.1.c or the “25% mandate”) in Ahmedabad, parental preferences for private schools among low-income households, and the impact of a pre-school curriculum and pedagogical intervention in angwandis in rural Odisha. She regularly writes on topics of gender and education for media outlets such as The Wire, Ideas for India and The Quint, among others.
Ever Wondered What an Inaccessible Textbook Feels Like For a Child With Visual Impairment?
With this video we show what visual inaccessibility feels like for a student with a visual disability, using examples from NCERT Mathematics and Economics textbooks.
Suggestions on Proposed Amendments to the Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992
Submission made to the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment